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Student Receives National Gold Medal in Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Westminster, MD
03/23/2017 03:10 PM
Century Art Student Receives National Gold Medal in Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Kate Uecker, a junior at Century High School, has received a National Gold Medal in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards program for her self-portrait acrylic painting. Her artwork will be featured at the national show and the award ceremony will be held at Carnegie Hall in New York....

Horn Named Director of Social Work

Westminster, MD
03/23/2017 03:04 PM
Will oversee all of social work...

AMERICAN PICKERS to Film in Maryland

Westminster, MD
03/22/2017 01:34 PM
Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Maryland! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region in May!...

Carroll Bancorp, Inc. Announces a 10% Stock Dividend

Sykesvville, MD
03/22/2017 01:32 PM
Carroll Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB: CROL) (the “Company”), the parent company of Carroll Community Bank announced today that its Board of Directors declared a 10% stock dividend....

MAGIC Hackathon connects young programmers to job opportunities

Westminster, MD
03/22/2017 01:17 PM
MAGIC, the economic development non-profit organization focused on technology and broadband infrastructure in Westminster, MD is pleased to announce that the recent Carroll County Hackathon, jointly sponsored by MAGIC, McDaniel College, Carroll Community College, and ByteLion, has placed participants into internships and part time jobs as a result of their performance during the Hackathon....

Gifted and Talented Students to be “Junior Curators” at Historical Society

Westminster, MD
03/22/2017 12:56 PM
Fifth grade Gifted and Talented students from Manchester Elementary and William Winchester Elementary Schools will be junior curators for a day on Monday, April 3, 2017, at the Historical Society of Carroll County. Please note: This activity was originally scheduled for March 14th but was canceled due to a snow day....

Rausch Law, LLC Continues to Grow Carroll County Firm

Sykesville, MD
03/21/2017 03:40 PM
Police Defense Firm to Expand into Bankruptcy and Personal Injury Law
Rausch Law, LLC has announced that it is expanding its practice to include the areas of bankruptcy and personal injury effective immediately....

Carroll Students Named Carson Scholars

Westminster, MD
03/21/2017 02:58 PM
Seventy-two students from Carroll County Public Schools have been selected as Carson Scholars for 2017. Each year the Carson Scholars Fund recognizes a select group of high achieving students in grades 4-11 who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and humanitarian qualities....

Oklahoma Road Middle School to Host Drug and I.T. Forum

Westminster, MD
03/21/2017 10:07 AM
Oklahoma Road Middle School will host a Drug and I.T. Forum on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. at the school, located at 6300 Oklahoma Road, Sykesville. The event is free and open to the public but is designed for adults only....

Board of Education Launches Ambassador Program

Westminster, MD
03/16/2017 03:57 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County is committed to being active participants in the schools and is launching a new initiative called “The Ambassador Program.”...

Student Representative-Elect to Board of Education

Westminster, MD
03/16/2017 10:19 AM
Evan Warren, a ninth grade student at Westminster High School, was elected as Student Representative-Elect to the Board of Education of Carroll County at the Carroll County Student Government General Assembly....

State Superintendent of Schools to Visit Carroll County

Westminster, MD
03/16/2017 10:06 AM
Dr. Karen B. Salmon, State Superintendent of Schools, will be visiting Carroll County Public Schools on Friday, March 17, 2017....

East Middle Tech Ed Teacher Receives Program Excellence Award

Westminster, MD
03/15/2017 03:35 PM
Charles Evans, a technology education teacher at East Middle School, has been selected to receive the Technology and Engineering Association of Maryland’s 2017 Middle School Program Excellence Award....

Carroll Scholar-Athletes Honored

Westminster, MD
03/13/2017 01:41 PM
Carroll Scholar-Athletes Honored by National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame

Varsity football senior scholar-athletes from the seven high schools that represent Carroll County Public Schools were honored by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Martin’s West....

Meeting Notice Community Advisory Council

Westminster, MD
03/13/2017 01:24 PM
The Community Advisory Council will be meeting on Thursday, March 16, 2017.  The meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board of Education offices located at 125 North Court Street in Westminster.
If schools are closed for the day due to inclement weather, the meeting will be canceled....


Taneytown, MD
03/12/2017 05:34 PM
Soul Winning News From Agora: 103 Souls Saved in Central Africa, the First Week in March!...

Gifted and Talented Students to be “Junior Curators” at Historical Society

Westminster, MD
03/07/2017 12:40 PM
Fifth grade Gifted and Talented students from Manchester Elementary and William Winchester Elementary Schools will be junior...

Sandymount’s Fairy Tale Reading Night

Westminster, MD
03/07/2017 09:02 AM
Sandymount’s  Fairy Tale Reading Night is this Thursday, March 9th from 5:15-7:00 pm.   We will have pizza, prizes, and we are giving away a Kindle Fire. The Finksburg Library is coming to present a special story time program for our students. To help build excitement for the special evening, on Thursday students and staff will be dressing  as their favorite book character!...

Point Breeze Credit Union's Community Care Challenge

Westminster, MD
03/06/2017 01:50 PM
Point Breeze Credit Union is launching a Community Care challenge for Carroll County residents, businesses and nonprofit organizations to develop the next big idea for enhancing the community. Point Breeze Credit Union will award $10,000 to one grand prize winner to help them implement their idea in Carroll County....

The Shepherd’s Staff’s First Annual Empty Bowls of Carroll County

Westminster, MD
03/03/2017 02:16 PM
A simple meal of soup, bread and water, and a handcrafted bowl to take home as a reminder of those whose bowls remain empty....

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